Þorkell Gíslason (ÞGísl)
12th century; volume 1; ed. Emily Lethbridge;
Búadrápa (Búdr) - 12
Skj info: Þórkell Gíslason, Islandsk skjald, 12. årh. (AI, 553-5, BI, 536-8).
Þorkell (ÞGísl) is named as the poet of Búadrápa in ÓT (1958-2000, 180), but beyond that nothing is known about him and his name does not appear in Skáldatal.
Emily Lethbridge and Diana Whaley 2012, ‘(Introduction to) Þorkell Gíslason, Búadrápa’ in Diana Whaley (ed.), Poetry from the Kings’ Sagas 1: From Mythical Times to c. 1035. Skaldic Poetry of the Scandinavian Middle Ages 1. Turnhout: Brepols, p. 941.
Skj: Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa (AI, 553-5, BI, 536-8)
SkP info: I, 944
3 — ÞGísl Búdr 3I
The following text is from a superseded edition and is not the work of the editor(s) named on this page. It is included for reference only. Do not refer to this site when using this text but rather consult the original edition (Skj where relevant).
Bôru raukn rasta
(þrǫng at rym randa)
til ræsis landa;
við nam víðr mǫrgum
(vôpn vǫru grimm tǫrgum,
nýtt gafsk nest hrǫfnum)
Nóregr skipstǫfnum. (runhent)
texts: ‹ÓT 72›
editions: Skj Þórkell Gíslason: Búadrápa 3 (AI, 554; BI, 536); Skald I, 260; Fms 1, 165-6, Fms 12, 41, ÓT 1958-2000, I, 182-3 (ch. 88), Ólafur Halldórsson 2000, 23, 76.